Senior Desktop Engineer in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

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Job Description

Our client is an international information technology and solutions consulting company. The company is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the United States through the delivery of innovative, next-generation IT solutions. They are currently seeking a Senior Desktop Engineer to join their dedicated team.

This is a full-time, permanent position, offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Responsibilities of the Senior Desktop Engineer:

  • Evaluate software and hardware technologies and their effective integration
  • Manage anti-virus and malware detection, analysis, and remediation
  • Perform OS and application patching of Microsoft systems (BigFix)
  • Design new VDI infrastructure environment and manage VDI updates
  • Provide technical support to end users and support technicians related to vulnerability remediation
  • Help to review and develop desktop security policies and procedures

Requirements of the Senior Desktop Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Computer Science; or, at least 7 years of experience in place of a degree
  • At least 10 years of experience in systems engineering design, implementation, and monitoring
  • ITIL foundations certification or ability to obtain certification within 3 months
  • Experience with desktop management tools and packing desktop applications for remote distribution
  • Experience providing Tier 3 support to Desktop Support Technicians
  • Experience across all end-user platforms using VPNs and/or Citrix
  • Experience with secure imaging, thin clients, and/or BYOD
  • Experience with the development and testing of desktop images and applications
  • Knowledge of VDI infrastructure design and support
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Keywords: Senior Desktop Engineer, VDI, Tier 3 Support, BigFix, VPNs, Citrix, ServiceNow, Active Directory, ITIL Foundations

Job ID: 312683

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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